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Futures & Derivatives: Live Presentation Only

Futures & Derivatives: Looking Inside a Changing Industry

Attorneys in the futures and derivatives industry must stay abreast of new developments in a dynamic, ever-evolving regulatory landscape. Recently, regulators have announced a focus on insider trading/misappropriation in the futures and derivatives industry. And regulators and market participants alike continue to grapple with developing technologies and new markets for cryptocurrency derivatives.  

What challenges and opportunities exist for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors in these and other markets?  In this seminar, regulators and leading industry professionals will provide practical guidance and insight relating to current issues impacting the futures and derivatives industry.

Topics and speakers:

TRADING ON MISAPPROPRIATED INFORMATION: ENFORCEMENT RISKS AND MITIGATION STRATEGIES                
Cliff Histed, Partner, K&L Gates LLP (Moderator) 
Jason Yonan, Chief, Securities and Commodities Fraud Section, U.S. Attorney’s Office
Lindsey Evans, Chief Trial Attorney, CFTC
Andrew Vrabel, Global Head of Investigations, CME

CURRENT ISSUES IMPACTING COMMODITY POOL OPERATORS AND COMMODITY TRADING ADVISORS
Ansley Schrimpf, Associate, Mayer Brown (Moderator)
Christopher Bender, Regulatory and ISDA Advisor, Chatham Financial
Nicole Kalajian, Counsel, Stradley Ronon
Ryan Ahlfeld, Manager II, National Futures Association
 
CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTS IN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY            
William Costello, Associate General Counsel & Vice President, Bakkt Clearing, LLC (Moderator)
Colleen Sullivan, CEO, CMT Digital 
Blake Brockway,
Assistant General Counsel, National Futures Association
 
Program cost:
CLE Advantage Members/Law Students: $0
CBA Member: $80
CBA Government Member: $60
Non-member: $160

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When
6/7/2019 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where
The Chicago Bar Association 321 S Plymouth Court Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES
Online registration not available.

** Webcast **
Presented By: Futures and Derivatives Law Committee
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 2.75 IL MCLE Credits
Event Type: Seminar

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